1. Lucy

    Vietnam – Asian Tradition and Colonial Influence

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    Vietnam is a serene and yet vibrant country of Asian tradition and colonial influences. Its people are spiritual, diverse and remarkable and wherever you go they display a gracious hospitality which makes Vietnam a very special place to explore. A railway journey is an excellent way to explore Northern Vietnam...
  2. Lucy

    THE SEYCHELLES – A JOURNEY OF ARCHIPELAGON GLORY

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    I remain spellbound by the hypnotically beautiful Seychelles The Seychelles archipelago is paradise on earth and I will remain forever enthralled by its purifying effect.   The Seychelles are a cluster of over one hundred granitic and coral islands lapped by the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.  It is...
  3. Lucy

    Cuba – Don’t go Changing …

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    Whether cruising along Havana’s Malecon in a shiny 1950’s Chevey, sipping a mojito in Hemingway’s favourite bar, gazing at timeworn architectural treasures or simply relaxing on powdery white beaches, Cuba is a country that will reward and delight in equal measure.   A group of us set off to explore...
  4. Lucy

    JAPAN – THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN

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    World Odyssey’s self-professed adventuress  Lucy Garbutt experiences first-hand the peaceful ease of the Japanese culture… The rich platter of Japanese traditions cannot fail to fascinate even the most cynical together with beguiling words such as geisha, sushi, samurai, bonsai, kimonos, feng shui, bullet trains, futons, Zen and origami providing added...
  5. Lucy

    Cowley Manor Wedding Fayre – 16th June 2018

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    As your honeymoon is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday it needs to be tailored entirely to your personal interests. World Odyssey can create a truly bespoke experience with an itinerary unique to you and your fiancée. We would love to discuss ideas and give you some initial inspiration in person whether you...
  6. Lucy

    Set sail to the Argosaronic Gulf

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    Above: The Acropolis – inspired the design of Amanzoe Amanzoe is an ultra-exclusive resort with 360-degree views taking in the exquisite Peloponnese countryside and rocky coves.  The hotel is contemporary and sleek with an emphasis on health and wellbeing. The very stylish spa offers treatments based on the healing philosophy of...
  7. Lucy

    A World Of Inspiration – A Year to Experience Pure Escapism

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    From heli-hiking on pristine blue ice pinnacles of New Zealand’s dynamic glaciers to being part of one of India’s most intriguing and best kept secrets, the Ladakh’s Tsechu Festival, at World Odyssey we are committed to searching out the finest hotels, experiences and journeys of discovery to offer you. Whether...
  8. Mark

    Greece Beyond The Beaches

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    Greece is rightly considered to be a top European destination when it comes to beautiful beaches, but it can offer much more than a beach resort. It has majestic mountains with lush alpine meadows (complete with wolves & bears) and bucket loads of culture / ancient sites. My most recent...
  9. Lucy

    Colombia – South America’s Rising Star

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    Lucy, from marketing travelled to Colombia with friends to one of the continent’s natural wonders and untouched gems. Colombia is fast emerging as a beautiful butterfly from its pupa having been wrapped in a cloak of conflict for over fifty years. I and a group of friends have just returned...
  10. Lucy

    Brand new Limalimo Lodge

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    Perched on the edge of the escarpment, Limalimo Lodge is a beautiful place to experience Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains National Park. Above:  “Limalimo’s secret view”… when the sun is setting, it explodes in pinks and purples and yellows… Why secret? It sneaks up on you when you’re enjoying a post-hike beer...